Sternbergia lutea growing geophyte of the genus Sternbergia also known as Lily of the field, Sternbergia lutea is perennial plant summer deciduous and used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.
Leaves are narrow and grow in groups linked together.
Sternbergia lutea flower
Flower color is yellow there are 6 petals with 6 yellow stamens, flower start to grow in the first rains, after this the leaves start to grow.
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Requirements for Sternbergia lutea growing and care:
Dry summer or take the bulbs out of the ground, sandy soil, well drain soil, don’t let weeds grow
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need dry summer
Summer, autumn, winter
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
When all the leaves are dry, prune all
Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Flower color yellow there are 6 petals with 6 yellow stamens
Thinning the bloom:
Wind and rain